Bids, mergers and takeovers

IN BRIEF: Black Sea Property acquires Star Mil for €5.2 million

Black Sea Property PLC - property developer in Bulgaria - Completes the acquisition of Black Sea Star hotel complex owner Star Mil EOOD UIC and...

Thu, 21/07/2022 - 14:54

Go-Ahead affirms support for takeover offer as Kelsian withdraws

Kelsian Group Ltd on Thursday confirmed it will not make an offer to buy UK transport provider Go-Ahead Group PLC, as Go-Ahead reiterated its support...

Thu, 21/07/2022 - 14:51

IN BRIEF: Vp PLC says ‘business as usual’ despite being up for sale

Vp PLC - Harrogate-based equipment rental firm - Says trading into the new financial year has been ‘positive’ with good demand, in particular, from the...

Thu, 21/07/2022 - 13:58

Brewin Dolphin posts total fund fall on weak market performance

Wealth manager Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC on Thursday said its total funds in its financial third quarter fell due to volatility in the market.


Thu, 21/07/2022 - 12:00

UPDATE: Marks & Spencer buys contract logistics provider Gist from BOC

Marks & Spencer Group PLC on Thursday said it has bought Gist Ltd as part of its acceleration plan to transform its food supply chain....

Thu, 21/07/2022 - 10:43

Coats completes acquisition of footwear components provider Texon

Coats Group PLC on Thursday said it has completed its acquisition of Texon International Group Ltd, strengthening its presence in the athleisure footwear market.


Thu, 21/07/2022 - 09:45

Dechra Pharmaceuticals raises £184 million for acquisition pipeline

- Veterinary products firm Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC on Thursday said it raised £184 million in a discounted share placing and subscription for its acquisition pipeline....

Thu, 21/07/2022 - 08:47

TRADING UPDATES: Angle hails study find; Eqtec buys plant in France

The following is a round-up of updates by London-listed companies, issued on Wednesday and not separately reported by Alliance News:


UK Oil & Gas...

Wed, 20/07/2022 - 20:50

PRESS: JD Sports in talks with private equity firm for Footasylum sale

Athletic apparel retailer JD Sports Fashion PLC is in exclusive talks with a private equity investor for the sale of Footasylum, Sky News reported late...

Wed, 20/07/2022 - 19:38

Dechra to raise £180 million to acquire Piedmont Animal Health

Veterinary products firm Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC on Wednesday said it is planning a fundraise for an acquisition, as it progresses talks for another potential buy....

Wed, 20/07/2022 - 18:34